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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Sep 18, 2012 9:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: here goes nothing!! add: is it EPIC?

I'm just not a Pig fan, esp. the long-winded raps do nothing for me. The basic tunes are cool. Black Peter is the "debbie-downer" of GD, must have been a come-down at a show.

As for "epic" - I prefer YOUR descriptions on Truckin' from above: "awesome", "classic and beautiful", "insane", "gorgeous", "blistering" -- all more descriptive than epic. Wagner's Ring Cycle is an epic... guess I'm ranting about over-use of the word.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Sep 18, 2012 8:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: here goes nothing!! add: is it EPIC?

See here how everything leads up to this day
And it's just like any other day that's ever been
Sun going up and then the sun it's going down ...

I think those are some of the most powerful lyrics they've got! I don't see it as a downer ... well, if you think of it only in context of a guy lying around dying of a fever, I can see that, but to me, those are profound if simple-seeming lyrics ... talk about philosophy in a nutshell.


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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Sep 19, 2012 6:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: here goes nothing!! add: is it EPIC?

See here how everything leads up to this day
And it's just like any other day that's ever been
Sun going up and then the sun it's going down ...

those lyrics blow me away EVERYTIME!!! it is grateful dead!

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